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How to Start a Candy Store Business

Imagine having a fun and rewarding career as the owner of a candy store, selling treats that make so many people happy.

If you’re like most people, you probably have fond memories of candy stores. Maybe you remember the days of penny candy, when you walked into your favorite candy store and for 10 cents walked out with a bag stuffed with your favorite sweet treats. 

Walking through a grocery store candy aisle just doesn’t compare to walking into a neighborhood candy store with its shelves brimming with colorful and delicious candies of every description.

When you open a candy store you will have the opportunity to sell popular products that people love. Plus, when you start a candy store business you have the freedom and flexibility of being your own boss. 

You could aim to please as many tastes as possible by offering a wide selection of sweet treats, or you might choose to specialize in the candy of your choice.

You could decide to open a traditional candy store or an artisan candy store. You might also decide to offer profitable services such as candy catering for events (party favors, wedding candies, cotton candy, etc.), gift baskets, or personalized candy.

If opening a candy store sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob Guide to Become a Candy Store Owner is for you!

In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the candy shop business. The guide's contributors include industry expert Lawrence T. Graham, President of  the National Confectioners Association.

The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to open a candy store in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a candy store in any country. It includes:

How to Start a Candy Store Business

  • How to create a business plan for your candy store (includes a sample candy store business plan)
  • Deciding what kind of candy store to open (traditional, artisan, or specialty)
  • An overview of options for your candy store business: 
    • Buying an existing candy store (including how to find candy stores for sale) 
    • Buying a candy store franchise (including an overview of leading candy store franchises)
    • Opening a new candy store 
  • Advice on choosing a name and signage for your candy shop
  • Where to get start-up financing for your candy store business (includes sample start-up budgets)
  • Information about different legal structures for businesses and the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • How much space (square footage) you need to open your candy store
  • What to consider when choosing a location for your candy shop, including information about permits and leases
  • Creating the interior design of your candy store with tips on how to display items to increase sales 
  • Information on the types of licenses and insurance you will need to start your candy store business
  • Equipment and supplies you need to start a retail candy store business and where to get them
  • How to get inventory for your candy store including information on:
    • Candy trade shows
    • Where to find wholesalers of candy
    • Tips on negotiating the best terms with suppliers

Managing Your Candy Store
  • How to develop effective systems for operating your candy store on a daily basis (including opening and closing duties, and sales procedures)
  • How to set your prices (includes a sample price list for candy products)
  • Accepting payments from customers
  • How to organize inventory in your candy store
  • Theft prevention techniques
  • Computer software that can help you manage your inventory of candy products
  • Ways to attract customers to your candy store through advertising and low cost publicity
  • How to plan your grand opening
  • Creating a website for your candy store
  • How to find and hire great candy store employees
  • How to handle difficult customers
  • Increasing sales with effective customer relations, including how to get repeat business for your candy store
Plus you will find even more resources and advice, including:
  • Links to the best free resources for starting your candy store business
  • How to increase your candy store's revenue by offering services such as:
    • Catering for events (party favors, wedding candies, cotton candy, etc.)
    • Gift baskets and candy “floral” arrangements
    • Personalized candy
  • How to develop your knowledge of candy making, plus information about candy trends and fastest-growing products
  • Valuable samples and checklists for starting your candy store, including: 
    • Sample business plan for a candy shop
    • Sample candy store floor plan
    • Sample lease agreement
    • Sample budgets for a candy store
    • Sample daily sales report
    • Sample candy store price list
    • Sample press release
    • Checklist to evaluate competing candy stores
    • Checklist for finding the perfect location
    • Supplies checklist
    • Store operations checklist
  • And more! (including free updates)
You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific information about how to open a candy shop. The FabJob Guide to Become a Candy Store Owner contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more. 

It can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to open your own candy store.

This guide has been selling for up to $44.95 U.S. SPECIAL OFFER: If you buy the candy store business guide today, Sunday, November 23, 2014 you can have this valuable insider information for the incredible price of only $29.97. You will earn back more than the price of the guide your very first day in business. Plus this guide can help you start a candy store business much more quickly and cost-effectively.

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"The FabJob Guide to Become a Candy Store Owner takes you step-by-step through what you need to know to open and operate your own candy store. By following the advice in this guide, you will be well on your way to opening your own successful candy shop."
— Brenna Pearce, Editor

"Purchasing Become a Candy Store Owner was truly a great decision. It gave me great insight into the World of candy and how the industry works. It gives the reader many suggestions and helps you determine what types of candy you want to sell whether its handmade candy or prepackaged. I found the business information very helpful and informative as well. I would recommend this book."
— Monica Zemaitis
Kitchener, ON

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